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Unread 09-03-2013, 06:46 AM   #3226
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Yeah, the End of this Build and the beginning of an Adventure....



I hope so, it was a random one I had laying around.

Well I got the down pipe all mocked up tonight. I tacked it together and pulled it off to weld up tomorrow with my smaller welder at work. I need to locate a 2.5-3" exhaust pipe that I can make a collector for the "Y" pipe. Then is smooth sailing from there with the exhaust.
I just bought a stainless collector off the net to make mine, worked fine and was quick and dirty. (As if it isn't obvious my y-pipe was for a v8, not an I-6, but you get the idea.) Do you do stainless or mild steel for your exhaust?

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Unread 09-03-2013, 07:00 AM   #3227
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Can I meet you somewhere downtown tomorrow? I will just come over to you.
I'll be downtown this afternoon. I'll give you a call and we can pick a place to meet.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 11:55 AM   #3228
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I'll be downtown this afternoon. I'll give you a call and we can pick a place to meet.
Sent you my number in a pm, didn't know if you had my new one.

Got my down pipe welded up this morning.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 04:30 PM   #3229
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I just bought a stainless collector off the net to make mine, worked fine and was quick and dirty. (As if it isn't obvious my y-pipe was for a v8, not an I-6, but you get the idea.) Do you do stainless or mild steel for your exhaust?
is that a jegs or summit stamped "Y"? i used the same one on my 5.2 after i was defeated on trying to stuff true duals under the yj. easy to work with and are available with sensor bungs.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 05:36 PM   #3230
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is that a jegs or summit stamped "Y"? i used the same one on my 5.2 after i was defeated on trying to stuff true duals under the yj. easy to work with and are available with sensor bungs.
I used a magnaflow #10758 2x2.25" --> 1x2.5" stainless Y
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Unread 09-03-2013, 06:16 PM   #3231
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That is awesome to hear ... so close now to driving it that it must be motivating the heck out of you .
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:33 PM   #3232
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I'll be downtown this afternoon. I'll give you a call and we can pick a place to meet.
Sorry I missed you today Jeff. I got off early today and rushed home to finish the exhaust. I will call you tomorrow.

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That is awesome to hear ... so close now to driving it that it must be motivating the heck out of you .
You do not even know.


So I have a grand total of 12 dollars in my complete exhaust system. I made the entire thing out of scrap exhaust pipes from work.

Starting with a custom down pipe welded together to turn forward into a $3.00 collector I made out of a 3" to 2.5" reducer, then a custom 90 degree through the upper and lower front control arm mounts, into a V6 Camry cat and resonator, finally passing through a salvaged flowmaster off of the Flop Project and finishing with a tail pipe custom cut from a FJ cruiser with stainless tip. two O2 bungs from ebay for $2.75 and a can of high temp paint for $6.25.


Sounds like a BOSS.

I will post a better video with better sound later on. My fan was causing a lot of back ground noise.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:47 PM   #3233
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:54 PM   #3234
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Sounds fricking smooth! Can't wait to see a test drive video.
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Unread 09-03-2013, 08:56 PM   #3235
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Sounds badass. That's 12 bucks well spent!
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Unread 09-04-2013, 08:03 AM   #3236
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Sounds fricking smooth! Can't wait to see a test drive video.
Thanks, there will be a first drive video soon.

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Sounds badass. That's 12 bucks well spent!
I think so, I will post up some pictures when I remove it to paint.
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Unread 09-04-2013, 08:29 AM   #3237
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Sounds great
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Unread 09-04-2013, 09:50 AM   #3238
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I'm liking that exhaust man.
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Unread 09-04-2013, 10:29 AM   #3239
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Well guys. IT RUNS.

I have a video of start up and it running. But, my laptop does not support windows movie maker. I will see if I can update something and get a video posted sometime today.

List of final prep before driving.

Finish front section of exhaust. Done
Add fluids
Shorten rear DS. Done
Install JK yoke conversion
Replace brake booster
Diagnose NO oil pressure at the gauge. New sending unit. Done

Build seat mounts. Found some trooper seat sliders at pick a part that will work great.
Edited list.
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Unread 09-04-2013, 12:45 PM   #3240
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Cut down the drive shaft for the rear today. Just need the Tera flex yoke to hook it together.
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